5000 Rials Banknote
Color: Brown-Olive green-Orange
Size: 154 x 75 mm.
The design on the front side: The portrait of Imam Khomeini
The design on the reverse side:
First Series: Iranian motif of flower and bird
Second Series: The picture of Omid Sattelite
Third Series: Iranian underglaze-painted bowl
Watermark: The portrait of Imam Khomeini in the right part of the banknote is embedded in the paste of paper. When the Banknote is held up to the light, the image can be seen from both sides.
Security Thread: The note has a metallic security thread with 1.2 mm width, showing the text "5000 RLS" in English and "5000 ریال" in Farsi scripts. This thread is "windowed" and appears as a series of silver dashes on the front of the note.
Paper: 100% cotton
Invisible Fluorescent Fibers: Fluorescent colored fibers in green, blue, red and yellow embedded in the paste of paper become visible under ultra violet light on the obverse and reverse sides.
Printing Technic: Dry Offset
Serial Number: Letterpress printing of serial number with single color fluorescent ink, changes under ultra violet light to golden color.
Microprint: The name of the Central Bank of the Islamic Republic of Iran "Bank Markazi Jomhouri Islami Iran" in Farsi script is in microprint and appears as a line above the text "پنج هزار ریال" in Farsi script on the middle front side. The text is visible under a magnifying glass.
See-Through: On the bottom of the banknote there are diagonal flower designs printed in "See-Through Image" technic. When the Banknote is held up to the light, the partial images complete perfectly those on the reverse side.
Intaglio Printing: This feature can be easily detected by touch in some parts of the Banknote.
Intaglio Sign for the blind: On the lower-left of the front side there are one line and two intaglio dots for the visually handicapped.
Latent Image: When the banknote is tilted horizontally at eye level and held under a light source, the logo of the Central Bank of the Islamic Republic of Iran appears in olive floral design next to the text "پنج هزار ریال" in Farsi script on the left side of the front.